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At the United Nations high-level international conference on water cooperation that took place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan last August 20-21, the importance of water information systems and data exchanges were strongly highlighted for most of the main themes and cross-cutting issues addressed by the conference. The Dushanbe Action Plan stresses that reliable and timely access to data and information will improve governance, transparency and accountability necessary for water cooperation. EMWIS took part in this conference to share its experience with Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) countries during a side event focused on "reinforcing the integrated and shared water data management for a better cooperation in transboundary water management". This meeting was the closing event of the successful project managed by the International office of Water and financed by the French Fund for Global Environment (see details at

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News type Inbrief
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Geographical coverage Tajikistan
News date 22/08/2013
Working language(s) ENGLISH